Videos for March 7, 2011

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Midge Grinstead speaks out against animal health reorganization

Midge Grinstead, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, came to the Capitol Monday, March 7, 2011, to testify against Gov. Sam Brownback's executive reorganization order to move the Kansas Animal Health Department into the Kansas Department of Agriculture. She said the proposal will jeopardize animal health.

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Bill Self weekly press conference, March 7, 2011, pt. 4

Kansas head coach Bill Self discussed winning the Big 12 Conference championship seven times in a row at his weekly press conference Monday, March 7, 2011.

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Bill Self weekly press conference, March 7, 2011, pt. 3

Kansas head coach Bill Self discussed preparation heading into the Big 12 tournament at his weekly press conference Monday, March 7, 2011. Self also said he needs to do a better job of showing his players his appreciation for their efforts in consistently winning the conference championship.

Published on March 7, 2011

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Bill Self weekly press conference, March 7, 2011, pt. 2

Kansas head coach Bill Self discussed what he would like to see from freshman Josh Selby during the Big 12 tournament at his weekly press conference Monday, March 7, 2011. Self said Selby and senior Tyrel Reed are both playing through injuries.

Published on March 7, 2011

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Bill Self weekly press conference, March 7, 2011, pt. 1

Kansas head coach Bill Self discussed junior Marcus Morris winning Big 12 Player of the Year honors and the team's mindset heading into the conference tournament at his weekly press conference Monday, March 7, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Westside 66 wins Best Place for Auto Repairs.

Thanks to a loyal client base and excellent reputation, Westside 66 was named Best Place for Auto Repairs.

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Tommy Kimmel delivers the most energetic thank you yet.

Tommy Kimmel, bartender at the Eighth Street Tap Room, accepted the certificate for Best Place to Dance on behalf of his coworkers and the DJs that make the place such a hot spot for dancing.

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A pair of managers accept Best Dessert on behalf of Sylas and Maddy's.

Kylie and Jackie accepted the award for Best Dessert at Sylas and Maddy's.

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Sunflower Outdoor and Bike's store cat gets some much-needed attention.

Stanley thanks the community for telling him what he already knew.

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Rudy's owner says thanks for making Rudy's Pizzeria the Best Pizza winner.

Chad Glazer thanks the community and his staff for supporting Rudy's.

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Paisano's Ristorante walks away with Best Italian Food.

Co-owner Steve Butland says thanks to the fair citizens of Lawrence for voting Paisano's Ristorante the Best Italian Food in Lawrence.

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The Mirth Cafe wins Best Wi-Fi

When it comes to complimentary Wi-Fi, the real clincher is the environment. After all, the Internet connection is likely the same from one place to another. The Mirth Cafe, with its quiet corners, corner location and plenty of natural light, makes for a great place to sit and surf.

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Milton's wins a close race for Best Breakfast/Brunch spot.

Milton's edged out First Watch and WheatFields for the title of Best Breakfast.

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The Merc wins Best Gluten-Free Option.

Nutritionist Nancy O'Connor accepts the certificate for Best Gluten-Free Option.

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Liberty Hall wins Best Live Music Venue.

Rob Fitzgerald thanked Lawrence and concert promoters for making Liberty Hall the best place in Lawrence to watch a show.

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Johnny's Tavern managers and staff say thanks.

Rob Coleman, Jason Hoffman and members of the Johnny's Tavern West staff say thanks for winning Best Place to Watch a Game.

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Free State proprietor says thanks for its three wins

Free State Brewery proprietor Chuck Magerl thanked the community for the three awards the establishment won. Free State won Best Vegetarian/Vegan Option, Best Bar and Best Overall Restaurant.

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The Dusty Bookshelf wins Best Bookstore.

Anna and Sam say thanks on behalf of the staff of The Dusty Bookshelf in this clip.

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Chipotle on Mass. says a lightning fast thank you after winning Best Meal In A Hurry.

The staff at Chipotle was so excited by their win that getting them to do anything other than say "thank you" proved impossible. Chipotle was a runaway winner in the category.

Published on March 7, 2011

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The managers of The Burger Stand at The Casbah say thanks.

(From left to right) Josh Martin, Chris Hoffman, Kenny Pingleton all say a quick thanks to the patrons that made The Burger Stand at The Casbah the definitive choice for best burger in this year's competition.

Published on March 7, 2011

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Aladdin's Cafe owner says thanks for winning best Middle Eastern food.

The race for best Middle Eastern food wasn't even close. Here, owner Mohammad Iskandrani thanks the community for voting his establishment number one.

Published on March 7, 2011